What is Alan Michael Parker reading?

Davidson College’s Douglas Houchens Professor of English Alan Michael Parker is a man of many talents. While he is an accomplished novelist, poet, critic and scholar, Alan Michael is also getting attention for his avant-garde cartoons.

Take a look at some of his creations along with some recommendations you don’t want to miss.

What is Sonyah Spencer reading?

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Sonyah Spencer owns and operates The Urban Reader, an independent bookstore in the University City area. A native of Fairborn, Ohio, she opened her store in 2019 with over 3,000 books for all ages and interests, written exclusively by Black authors. See Sonyah’s latest favorites for kids, tweens and adults with a sneak peek gallery of her charming store.

Charles Bowman and the Most Literate City in America

Charles Bowman believes, “Libraries are the land of opportunities. Places where people come together.” Today we celebrate Charles’ retirement of a celebrated career with Bank of America and the many ways he has helped make our community a better place for families. Charles can be described in many ways: attorney, community leader, friend and advocate but our favorite way is library champion.

New Charlotte Mecklenburg Main Library Receives $10 Million Gift From Tepper Foundations

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation is pleased to announce a generous investment of $10 million to The CommonSpark campaign from both The Tepper Foundation and the David and Nicole Tepper Foundation. The Teppers are the owners of the NFL Carolina Panthers and MLS Charlotte Football Club.

“We are excited about being involved in the Library project, which is an investment in opportunity and access for all,” said David Tepper.

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